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Leidy, J. (1855). Contributions towards a knowledge of the marine Invertebrate fauna of the coasts of Rhode Island and New Jersey. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 3(2) no. 11: 135-152, pls. 10-11. (xii-1855).
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Leidy, J.
1855
Contributions towards a knowledge of the marine Invertebrate fauna of the coasts of Rhode Island and New Jersey
Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
3(2) no. 11: 135-152, pls. 10-11. (xii-1855)
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The World Of Copepods (T. Chad Walter)
World Polychaeta Dbase
World Isopoda DB; NeMys doc_id: 4985
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North-western Atlantic
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Zoogeography, Biogeography (generalities), Geographic distribution
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Bowerbankia gracilis Leidy, 1855 accepted as Amathia gracilis (Leidy, 1855) (original description)
Glycera americana Leidy, 1855 (original description)
United States part of the North Atlantic Ocean for Cryptosula pallasiana (Moll, 1803)  (origin: alien)
 Authority

As can be seen from the description by Leidy (see image) here he was correctly recombining Aphrodita armadillo Bosc ... [details]

 Depth range

Below tide mark. [details]

 Diagnosis

Leidy (1855) "Body cylindrical, narrowed posteriorly; no lateral pinnae; segments numerous; those anteriorly ... [details]

 Diagnosis

Original diagnosis by Leidy (1855: 146): "Body cylindrical, narrowed at the extremities. Tentaculae numerous, ... [details]

 Distribution

Atlantic coast of the USA: Rhode Island (Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay). [details]

 Editor's comment

The species name originates from an apparent misidentification by Leidy (1855). Quatrefages (1866: 278) ... [details]

 Etymology

Not stated, uncertain. Maybe from the Latin verb torqueo, meaning 'to twist', 'to whirl', or 'to distort', related ... [details]

 Etymology

Not expressly stated. The specific epithet eximia is a Latin adjective meaning 'special', 'particular' or ... [details]

 Habitat

From mud and sand, below tide mark. [details]

 Original description

"46. SIPHONOSTOMUM AFFINE, Leidy. Body cylindro-fusiform, minutely papillated, with four rows of fasciculi of setae; ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Leidy (1855: 148) applied the name Sigalion mathildae Audouin & Milne Edwards to a specimen from Beesley's Point, ... [details]

 Type locality

Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.36°, -71.48°). ... [details]

 Type locality

Point Judith, entrance of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, Atlantic Ocean (gazetteer estimate 41.36°, -71.48°). [details]

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